SUGARBABY – A1116593
Safe - 7-3-2017 Brooklyn
*** SAFE 07/03/17 *** **DIABETIC** 11 YEAR OLD SUGARBABY was dumped by her owner for moving – was brought in with meds for diabetes – and was told to feed wet food only. Needs a home asap!!
My name is SUGABABY. My Animal ID # is A1116593. – P
I am a spayed female black domestic sh mix. The shelter thinks I am about 11 YEARS old.
I came in the shelter as a OWNER SUR on 06/28/2017 from NY 11212, owner surrender reason stated was MOVE2PRIVA.
07/02/2017 AT RISK MEMO
A1116593 Sugababy is At Risk for medical reasons (please see exam below)
MOST RECENT MEDICAL INFORMATION AND WEIGHT
07/02/2017 Exam Type OBSERVATION – Medical Rating is 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, Behavior Rating is NONE, Weight 11.6 LBS.
07/02/17 16:15 Sample- Voided urine sample Urinalysis results: blood Ery.- neg protein – 100 bilirubin- ++ urobilinogen- Neg Ketone- Neg Glucose- More than 1000 mg/dl Nitrite- neg Ascorbic Acid- Neg PH- 6 SP. Gravity ( refrectometer)- More than 1.050 Leucocyte- Ca. 500 Interpretation: Patient is an uncontrolled diabetic (Glucosuria). R/O hepatobiliary disease/cholestasis (due to bilirubinuria) vs. intravascular hemolysis. Recommend a cysto sample to determine if patient has a concurrent UTI and antibiotic therapy is indicated.
06/28/2017 PET PROFILE MEMO
06/28/17 15:57 Sugababy is an 11 year old Unaltered female White and black DSH mix; she came to her home from a breeder and was surrendered due to owner having no time and moving to another state. Sugababy is a diabetic and takes insulin; she has no other known health issues or injuries and was last vaccinated in March of 2017. Around strangers Sugababy is shy for a few minutes and will hide. She has lived with 11 children of various ages and is relaxed but will swat it her tail is pulled or if they play to rough. She has never been around any other animals and has no bite history. Sugababy likes to scratch on the leather, carpet, and wood, and she cries during the car rides. Sugababy tries to escape during a bath. She lets individuals pick her up only for a few seconds. She was described as friendly, Affectionate, and mellow with a high activity level. Sugababy likes to have her feet rubbed, and likes playing with balls and stuffed animals and wand toys. She was feed dry food and wet food twice a day in small portions. Sugababy is litter box trained with an uncovered box and hooded box with clumping litter. Sugababy has a scratching post that is horizontal made of cardboard. Upon intake Sugababy is very timid and was hiding under the blanket in the carrier when the Counselor tried to collar Sugababy tried to flee.
No Web Memo
06/30/2017 BEHAVIOR EVALUATION – EXPERIENCE
Exam Type BEHAVIOR
KNOWN HISTORY: Lived Indoors Previously lived with: Adults and a 11 children of various ages Behavior toward strangers: Shy for a few minutes and will hide. Behavior toward children: Relaxed but will swat if they play rough with her Behavior toward cats: Unknown Behavior toward dogs: Unknown Bite or Scratch history: None Litter box training: Yes Energy level/descriptors: Friendly, Affectionate, and mellow with a high activity level. Other notes: She likes to have her feet rubbed, and likes playing with balls and stuffed animals and wand toys. MEDICAL BEHAVIOR: Calm, quiet ENRICHMENT NOTES: 06/29/17 Hunched over by the back and lowers head behind blanket when approached. Sniffs my hand when extended and ducks head in anticipation, but pushes up slightly against hand when pet. Blinks and lip licks, very shy, but allows all petting. Has potential to warm up some more. EVALUATION: Cage Condition: Cage is neat Reaction to assessor: Sugababy was curled up tight and pressed up against the back wall of the kennel. Reaction when softly spoken to: Sugababy lifts her head up and slowl blinks at the assessor. She lip licks when spoken to and doesn’t get up or come forward when coaxed. Reaction to cage door opening: Sugababy turns away and curls up tight. Reaction to touch: Sugababy lip licks and lowers her head when the assessor approaches her. She sniffs the assessor’s hand and allows gentle pets with a slow approach. Her body perks up and he tilts her head, leaning in for rubs on her cheeks. She appreciates attention but isn’t confident enough to come forward. Reaction to being picked up: Sugababy was tense when picked up but allowed all handling. ACTIVITY LEVEL: Laid back VOCAL: Quiet CHARACTER TYPE: Shy RECOMMENDATIONS: Experienced cat parent – Sugababy may be a little more independent, and may need time to warm up to her new home. We recommend that this cat go to a home with experienced cat parents.
GROUP BEHAVIOR EVALUATION
No Group Behavior Summary
06/28/2017 DVM INTAKE PHYSICAL EXAM
Medical rating was 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS, behavior rating was NONE
DVM Intake Exam Estimated age:11 reported Microchip noted on Intake? n History : came in with lantus insulin and instructions to give 3 units bid also famotidine 1/4 tab . inhouse bg @4:45 was 66. no info on last shot, diet etc Subjective: Observed Behavior – calm, quiet Evidence of Cruelty seen – n Evidence of Trauma seen – n Objective P = 100 R = wnl BCS 9/9 EENT: Eyes clear, ears clean, no nasal discharge noted Oral Exam: fx canine, erosive gingivitis PLN: No enlargements noted H/L: NSR, NMA, CRT < 2, Lungs clear, eupnic ABD: Non painful, no masses palpated. morbidly obese U/G: reported spayed MSI: Ambulatory x 4, skin free of parasites, no masses noted, healthy hair coat CNS: mentation appropriate – no signs of neurologic abnormalities Assessment: reported diabetes–as yet unconfirmed. obese. dental dz Plan bg tomorrow. if elevated an cat eating, start lantus @ 3 units bid as instructed. wet food only Prognosis: fair
07/02/2017 RE-EXAM (LAST MAJOR EXAM)
Medical rating 4 NC – SEVERE CONDITIONS NOT CONTAGIOUS,
7/2/17 S/O: Diabetic patient – admitted to BACC with instructions from previous owner’s DVM for 3 units Glargine BID. BG has been inconsistent since being in the shelter with levels between mid 60s and 500s. Reported yesterday that patient had decreased appetite as well. This AM, patient was QAR, remaining in back of cage and not interested in AM meal – variety of food offered. Patient able to be handled without difficulty however, has begun growling with blood draws and hissing when approached in cage. Patient ate a very small amount of canned tuna between 10:30 and 11 AM. Limited exam performed BG taken at 9:30 AM = 265 g/dL mm = pink, moist EENT = clean AU, Anteriour synechiae, NS, OU; NND, grade II/IV periodontal disease H/L = NMA, NSR; increased lung sounds bilaterally – no crackles/wheezes ausculted. Integument = mild, diffuse flaking and shedding. Dull coat. A: 11 yo FS DSH with: DM – not well-regulated Overweight P: Gave 1 unit of Glargine SC at 9:55 AM due to poor appetite. Provided cage cover and opened second cage so patient could have more room/privacy when preferred. Px: Poor prognosis without appropriate regulation. Recommend placement asap and BG curve to re-assess insulin dosage. 12 PM: Urinalysis attempted by technicians was unsuccessful due to empty bladder. Per tech, patient is not eating or drinking. Administered 100 mL 0.9% NaCl SC and will check bladder throughout day.
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